The Eliot Spitzer Scandal

Philip Weiss says Spitzer is only a hypocrite at the moment.
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Question: Is Eliot Spitzer innocent?

Philip Weiss:Well, in a sense I don’t know what crime Eliot Spitzer has been charged with. I guess he hasn’t been charged with a crime yet. I think that Eliot Spitzer-- To my way of thinking, Eliot Spitzer is guilty only of hypocrisy right now. He prosecuted prostitution. He was- took a vigorous stand against it and then he evidently consumed prostitution, went out and procured prostitution, so that is a real hypocritical stance. That seems to me his-- That’s the thing I find most upsetting about his behavior.